AWS Partner Network (APN) Blog

Category: Security

Security Orchestration with Symantec Cloud Workload Protection and AWS Systems Manager

Symantec is an AWS Security Competency Partner that has integrated Amazon’s SSM Agent with their cloud-native Symantec Cloud Workload Protection (CWP) solution, which automates core security controls for AWS workloads, enabling business agility, risk reduction, and cost savings for organizations, while easing DevOps and administrative burdens. Customers can now deploy the CWP agent directly from the CWP console or just use a simple REST API call.

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Collecting Information from AWS CloudFormation Resources Created in External Accounts with Custom Resources

By Erin McGill. Erin is a Partner Solutions Architect (SA) at AWS.  Throughout this series, we’ve talked about easing cross-account role creation with AWS CloudFormation and a custom stack URL.  We’ve also discussed how to dynamically generate CloudFormation templates to populate a unique external ID. But once your cross-account role is created, how does the […]

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Announcing the Security Competency for APN Consulting Partners

Recognizing APN Consulting Partners who provide deep technical and consulting expertise helping enterprises adopt, develop, and deploy complex security projects. Security is the top priority at AWS. Under the AWS shared responsibility model, AWS provides a global secure infrastructure and foundation compute, storage, networking and database services, as well as higher level services. While AWS […]

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Generating Custom AWS CloudFormation Templates with Lambda to Create Cross-Account Roles

Ian Scofield is a Partner Solutions Architect (SA) at AWS.  In a previous post in our series, we showed how to use an AWS CloudFormation launch stack URL to help customers create a cross-account role in their AWS account. As mentioned in an earlier APN Blog post, a cross-account role is the recommended method to […]

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Shift Security Left through DevSecOps

Fusing application development with integrated, automated security processes By Christian Lachaux, AABG Security Lead, Accenture; Federico Tandeter, Cloud Security Offering Development Lead, Accenture. Accenture is a Premier APN Consulting Partner and AWS MSP who holds a number of AWS Competencies, including Migration. Development+Security+Operations, better known as DevSecOps, is revolutionizing application development by integrating automated security […]

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Partner SA Roundup – March 2017

For this month’s Partner SA roundup, AWS Partner SAs Pratap Ramamurthy, Juan Villa, and Scott Ward discuss three APN Technology Partners: SoftNAS, Threat Stack, and Zscaler. Let’s dive in! SoftNAS, by Juan Villa Deploying and managing high performance and highly available NAS/SAN solutions can be difficult and error prone. SoftNAS, an APN Advanced Technology and […]

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GxP on AWS

By Chris Whalley. Chris is a Security Assurance TPM at AWS.  GxP (Good [anything] Practices) is an acronym that refers to the regulations and guidelines applicable to life sciences organizations that make food and medical products such as drugs, medical devices, and medical software applications. The term GxP encompasses a broad range of compliance-related activities […]

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Have You Read Our 2016 AWS Partner Solutions Architect Guest Posts?

In 2016, we hosted 38 guest posts from AWS Partner Solutions Architects (SAs), who work very closely with both Consulting and Technology Partners as they build solutions on AWS. As we kick off 2017, I want to take a look back at all of the fantastic content created by our SAs. A few key themes emerged […]

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